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Land conservation

Christie conservation easement, Newbury & Topsham, VT.

Volunteer Conservation Easement Monitor, Lakes Region Conservation Trust
Responsible for monitoring the Jensen conservation easement within the Belknap Range in New Hampshire's Lakes Region. Working in the field with Lakes Region Conservation Trust's Conservation Easement Steward, duties include monitoring boundary encroachment, collecting information by observing the conditions of the land, and documenting / reporting any easement violations to LRCT staff.
June 2018 to present

Volunteer Easement Monitoring Steward, Upper Valley Land Trust
Responsible for monitoring conservation easements in western New Hampshire for Upper Valley Land Trust. Working with the landowners, duties include monitoring boundary encroachment, collecting information by observing the conditions of the land, locations of buildings, and previous or potential changes, posting ULVT signage if previously approved by the landowner, and documenting / reporting any easement violations to UVLT staff.
April 2017 to present

Volunteer Trail Maintainer, United States Forest Service
Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of Mt. Tremont Trail and the upper section of Champney Brook Trail, located within the Saco District of the White Mountain National Forest. Duties include blowdown removal, management and remediation of drainage systems, blazing, maintenance and repair of signage, and assisting hikers as needed.
May 2016 to present

Volunteer Land Steward, Society For The Protection Of New Hampshire Forests
Volunteer Land Steward for Lost River Reservation in New Hampshire's White Mountains. Duties include blowdown removal, management and remediation of drainage systems, maintenance and repair of signage, monitoring boundary encroachment, collecting information by observing the conditions of the land, locations of buildings, and previous or potential changes and assisting visitors as a representative of SPNHF.
April 2016 to present

Director, Clinton Greenway Conservation Trust
Served as a board member for a small non-profit land trust organization located in Clinton, MA. Initiatives worked on included securing a conservation easement for Rauscher Farm, one of the largest areas of open space remaining in the town. Another major project is the acquisition of a segment of the Central Massachusetts Railroad right-of-way for inclusion in the Clinton section of the Mass. Central Rail Trail. This process is still ongoing.
2006 to 2011

Member, Clinton Greenway Conservation Trust
Serve as volunteer and webmaster for a small non-profit land trust organization located in Clinton, MA.
2005 to present

Education
  • Conservation Easement Monitor Training, Lakes Region Conservation Trust - June 2018
  • Smartphone Navigation Workshop, Society For The Protection Of New Hampshire Forests - May 2018
  • Easement Monitoring Workshop, Upper Valley Land Trust - April 2017
  • Certificate of Completion, Mobile Mapping Workshop, University of New Hampshire - January 2017
  • Volunteer Land Steward Training, Society For The Protection Of New Hampshire Forests - April 2016